Tax season.  Sigh.  I’m a tax accountant by trade, so you would think I’d be unshakeable, but doing our taxes made me feel so…overwhelmed.  Welcome to the club, right?  But this was a different kind of overwhelmed, because right in front of me, amidst the pile of receipts and statements, emerged a picture of drastic … More First

Bring It

I feel as if I’m in a battle with life lately.   I’ve been winning.  It’s as if I have somehow realized all of my opponent’s best tricks, my coach has handed me the exact right weapon to overcome each tactic, and I have been invincible – for a while.  But instead of accepting defeat, this … More Bring It

Live on Purpose

I got my first pair of glasses when I was in grade school.  I hadn’t realized that I had been seeing everything as a blur, but I still remember the feeling of walking outside for the first time after I put them on.  It was overwhelming.  The trees had separate, individual leaves, and I could … More Live on Purpose

How to Have Faith

My husband loves going to Las Vegas.  He says there is a thrill and a rush that comes with the potential of winning money. And from watching him and his friends gamble, I’ve seen first-hand the excitement that builds with each win.  They turn into these fascinating creatures, getting louder and louder, high-fiving each other … More How to Have Faith